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Good Company, Bad Industry

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Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer  in  Orlando, FL
Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Orlando, FL

I worked at Raytheon full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Good people, great benefits. I hugely enjoyed working with the colleagues I found there. The work was immensely satisfying. The layoff benefits were quite good.

Cons

No emphasis on training, poor career tracking, in an industry (defense) that is currently cratering. Like all big companies, they could be dense and bureaucratic.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Diversify beyond the defense industry.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for Raytheon

  1.  

    October 25, 2013

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Security Specialist  in  Herndon, VA
    Current Employee - Security Specialist in Herndon, VA

    I have been working at Raytheon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Raytheon is no different when compared to large government contractor companies (e.g. Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, Booz Allen Hamilton); salary and benefits are about the same.

    Cons

    By all indications, Raytheon does not promote personnel within the company; this comment has been expressed often during meetings advising management of problems.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider promoting within not only at senior levels but throughout the personnel chain.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Raytheon

    Pros

    Ok pay, flex time and 9/80 work schedules

    Cons

    Upper management not cohesive with lower management and individual contributors

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